Farming

Cows If happiness truly consisted in physical ease and freedom from care, then the happiest individual would not be either a man or a woman; it would be, I think, an American cow. - William Lyon Phelps - Never kick a cow chip on a hot day. - Will Rogers - The cow is of... Continue Reading →

Death and Cemetery

Funeral, Burial and Cemetery According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two! Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy. - Jerry Seinfeld - Amazing tradition.... Continue Reading →

Alcohol and Soft Drink Quotations

Beer Alternative Energy: A 2006 study found that the average American walks about 900 miles a year. Another study found that Americans drank an average of 22 gallons of beer a year. That means that, on average, Americans get about 41 miles per gallon. - Curiously Compelling Bathroom Reader - 24 hours in a day,... Continue Reading →

Money, Shopping and Spending

Advertising is what makes you think you longed all your life for something you've never heard of before. - Author Unknown -- All I ask is the chance to prove that money can buy happiness. - Author Unknown - As a businessman, he seems to have dedicated his life to the proposition that where selling... Continue Reading →

Babies and Children

A baby first laughs at the age of four weeks. By that time his eyes focus well enough to see you clearly. - Author Unknown - A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn't act that way very often. - Author Unknown - A child develops individuality long before he develops taste. I have... Continue Reading →

Dessert and Candy

A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand. - Author Unknown - A bag of Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans. "You want to be careful with those," Ron warned Harry. "When they say every flavor, they mean every flavor - you know, you get all the ordinary ones like chocolate and peppermint and marmalade,... Continue Reading →

Clothing

A Guide to Self Service Shoe Shopping: 1. If they hurt like hell they're too small. 2. If they fall off they're too big. - Brantano Footwear - Although a life-long fashion dropout, I have absorbed enough by reading Harper's Bazaar while waiting at the dentist's to have grasped that the purpose of fashion is... Continue Reading →

Flower, Plant and Gardening

A garden is never so good as it will be next year. - Thomas Cooper - A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule. - Michael Pollan - A riot of variety within the rather formal plan; by August, the perennial beds look like blondes at the bar, spilling over their dresses. - Nicole Eaton; Charles... Continue Reading →

Internet and Computer

Blogging and Word Processing Autocorrect makes me say things I didn't Nintendo. - Author Unknown - Blogs seem to have two magnetic poles, one attracting friends, the other repulsing relatives. - Robert Brault - Eye halve a spelling checker, It came with my Pea Sea, It plane lee marks four my revue Miss steaks aye... Continue Reading →

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